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  • May 18, 2016
    This is 'Gothenburg Shuffle', a short video of playing card hand tricks performed by Noel Heath. Noel owns way less hats and crazy faces than this playing card trick guy. His tricks are equally impressive though. Dare I say, perhaps even MORE impressive. Of course impressiv... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2016
    This is a video of an unknown street performer in Zaragoza, Spain playing the drums by throwing the rubber mallets he's juggling at them, and catching them when they return. I was impressed. The street performer that's always on the corner outside my apartment building? Not ... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2016
    This is a most impressive video of The Empire Strikes Back title sequence reimagined in the style of a James Bond film. The video was created by Kurt Rauffer for his senior thesis at the School Of Visual Arts in New York. I'm going to guess he passed with flying colors like a... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2016
    These are several Instagram posts of 80-year old grandma Livia. Livia's grandaughter Tea Flego is a makeup artist and decided to use contouring techniques to make her grandma the most glam-faced octogenarian at the nursing home. And it looks like it worked too, I bet requests... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2016
    This is the realistic LEGO pizza slice crafted by Japanese LEGO artist Tary. You almost want to take a bite, don't you? Be honest. Tell me your secrets. What are the little white dots supposed to be, the little pieces of fat in pepperoni? Raise you hand if you want pizza f... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2016
    This is the Boba Fett helmet hair color job performed by Anya Goy for a Star Wars inspired hair contest on Instagram (links to Instagram with all the other entries). Personally, I would have made the black stripe down the middle thinner (more pics after the jump) but that's ju... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2016
    PROTIP: Turn the volume down for the first video because there is much excitement. This are two videos of Youtuber MisterDanielMcFarland's friend Ben showing off his pancake flipping skills. In the first video he tosses the cake, does a somersault, then catches it in the pan.... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2016
    These are the Star Wars spaceships reimagined as giant cartoon monsters by artist Jake Parker (print available HERE). They kind of remind me of Rat Fink style monsters. Some people are so talented. And creative. I am not creative. Sometimes I like to pretend I'm the kind o... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2016
    This is a video of Jumpy the Border Collie/Blue Heeler mix painting a landscape with the help of his trainer (previously: Jumpy painting his own name). I want to buy that painting. I want to buy it and frame it and hang it up on the wall in the foyer and tell everybody I pain... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2016
    This is a video from Kuma Films highlighting the impressive skills of 三峽定點陀螺, a group of spintop throwing experts in Taiwan. It's worth a watch. I didn't even know you could have so much fun with spintops. I had a spintop when I was a kid but it wasn't very much fun. "You a... / Continue →
  • March 22, 2016
    This is a video from Thrasher Magazine of New Zealand skateboarder Richie Jackson's insanely creative skating tricks. He really pulls out all the stops. Clearly, this man views the whole world as his playground. I had to stop skateboarding in high school after I broke my arm... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2016
    These are some of the beautifully crafted Pokemon stained glass pieces created by artist Arjan Jelle Boeve. You can see more of his work on his Facebook and Instagram pages, and even purchase some the pieces in his Etsy store. I was just thinking the other day how my apartmen... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2016
    Inspired by the armor worn by Superman's father Jor-El (Russel Crowe, reference photo HERE) in the 2013 Man Of Steel movie, this is the medieval leather armor crafted by the wizards at Prince Armory. It looks like metal but it is LEATHER. Clearly these people are talented. T... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2016
    This is an impressive timelapse of fashion designer, artist and cosplayer Kay Pike bodypainting herself into lady Deadpool. She does a great job. I tried to bodypaint myself into Captain Planet once but never got to finish because my girlfriend came home from work early and f... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2016
    This is a video of beatboxing champion Heartgrey showing his skills by beatboxing over an Siri's voice repeating zero over and over after he asked her what 100-trillion to the 10th power is. Man, this guy has got some serious skills. I didn't know mouths could make all those ... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2016
    This is a short video of inventor Simone Giertz demonstrating the lipstick-applying robot she built (previously: her slap-you-awake alarm clock). It works pretty well provided you're going for that Heath Ledger's Joker look. I would not recommend using it before going out on ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2016
    This is the 3-D Homer Simpson stormtrooper cake crafted by Kylie Mangles of Letterpress Bakery. I call his lips and ear! Just kidding, I want to eat his belly. You think it's full of half-chewed donuts? In my wildest dreams it is. Also in my wildest dreams I'm a wildlife p... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2016
    This is the giant wooden Millennium Falcon constructed by woodworker Martin Creaney. Clearly it was a labor of love. Possibly with some lust thrown in for good measure. I always add at least a tablespoon of lust whenever I'm baking things for friends. It gives any recipe th... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2016
    This is the amethyst cake baked and decorated by kitchen sorceress Rachel of Intricate Icings in Denver, Colorado. It looks like there's a massive geode inside. There isn't though, it's all sugar candy that LOOKS like a massive geode. You know I remember when I was a kid I w... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2016
    This is a video of young yo-yo master Hajime Miura performing at the 2015 World Yo-Yo Contest. He does things with two yo-yos I didn't even think were possible. How this performance didn't end in a giant knot is beyond me. I had a yo-yo in middle school but my mom confiscate... / Continue →